School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences


The School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences covers a wide range of disciplines including Psychology, Criminology, Social Work, Youth Work, Community Studies and Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care.

The School provides a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD opportunities within these subject areas, with an underpinning ethos of social justice. The School has developed an international educational and research profile, collaborating with a number of institutions in the UK, Europe and overseas. With over 90 staff, and 2000 students, the ambitions of the School are to grow and diversify a high quality provision which benefits students, research and industry both in the UK and overseas. Having successfully introduced extensive campus-based and online learning facilities, we are delivering internationally-impacting research and market-leading professional development programmes. The School is particularly well-placed to meet the needs and opportunities presented by changing national and international markets.

Our courses include:


  • Childhood and Youth Studies BA (Hons)
  • Criminology BA (Hons)
  • Criminology and Law BA (Hons)
  • Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons)
  • Forensic Investigations BSc (Hons)
  • International Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care BA (Hons)
  • Psychology BSc (Hons)
  • Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons)
  • Social Work BA (Hons)

  • Applied Psychology MSc
  • Business Psychology MSc
  • Career Guidance (QCG) MA
  • Forensic Psychology MSc
  • Forensic Psychology and Crime MSc
  • Fraud Investigation Management MSc
  • Health Psychology MSc
  • Occupational Psychology MSc
  • Psychology MSc
  • Advanced Professional Practice in Social Work MA
  • Health Care Management MBA
  • High Intensity Psychological Interventions PgDip
  • Social and Health Care Leadership and Management MSc
  • Social Work MA
  • Social and Therapeutic Horticulture MSc
  • Clinical Psychology Doctorate

New opportunities

Unfortunately we do not have any posts available at the moment, however we are keen to hear from talented academics and leaders who would be interested in joining our team. Please contact us.